Global Greens @ COP21
Global Greens call for unity and resolve The Global Greens call upon the governments of the world, assembled at Paris next week, to fulfil their collective responsibility for preventing dangerous climate change. (English, Spanish) Read more
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If we truly want to see the people of Vanuatu, the Philippines, and the rest of the Pacific live their lives without the constant fear and threat of climate change-related disasters, then we need to act. Read more
March 11, 2015 marks the 4th year anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. The Asia Pacific Greens are calling for governments to commit to a nuclear free world and to move to clean equitable renewable energy solutions. Read more
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The Global Greens strongly condemn the barbaric act of terrorism by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacking the Peshawar school on 16 December 2014; the attack claimed 141 lives, including 132 school children.  The Global Greens urges the Government of Pakistan and the international community to bring the perpetrators to a court of justice.    The Pakistan government has indicated that TTP terrorists received direction for the Peshawar school attack from bases in Afghanistan; the Global... Read more
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The 20th meeting of parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP20) in Lima, Peru, has to demonstrate that governments have the will to reach an ambitious, fair and legally binding agreement in Paris in December 2015, according to the Global Greens. Read more
Greens around the world join global day of action on 21 September The Global Greens call on the world’s leaders to commit personally at the UN Climate Summit to tackling climate change with the urgency and boldness needed to avoid catastrophic global warming. The UN Climate Summit in New York on 23 September is the first big event on the road to the UNFCCC Conference of Parties in Paris in December 2015 where a binding global climate agreement is due to be completed. With just 15 months to the... Read more
Watch all Global Greens Climate Change Campaign videos from APGF members at our Youtube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSOhxjjcMrpRiVHu027zNAmiYCx5PtI4R Statements from our members are posted here. Read more
The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation (APGF) wholly condemns the violence between Israel and Gaza and appeals to both the local and international communities to do whatever it takes to achieve sustainable peace and reconciliation. This war affects the entire world.  On average, Israel has killed a child in Gaza every hour, for days, in addition to countless innocent civilians; this is utterly inexcusable, unconsciable and must stop now. (1)  Israel has trapped Gazans with their rules, walls and... Read more
The Global Greens calls on the leadership in Israel and Hamas to end the vicious cycle of violence to each other and to themselves, including: 1. a sustainable ceasefire, 2. immediate and ample humanitarian aid delivery to all in need, 3. the advancement of peace negotiations free of pre-conditions, and 4. an investigation into violations of international law. Read more
On July 1, 2014, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet reinterpreted the constitution's Article 9 "peace clause" contrary to it's original intent and empowered Japan's military to take belligerent action against other countries, increasing Japan’s risk of bloody conflict in the future. The government's decision to embrace violence has already begotten violence: in protest to the Article 9 re-interpretation, a man set himself on fire in front of one of Tokyo's busiest stations - the first... Read more
Israel deployed ground troops in Gaza on July 17. On this day,  the Israeli armed forces are employing military air jets and vessels to heavily bombard the Gaza Strip. Israel, equipped with immense military power, started its attack on July 8 and caused massive casualties in Palestine. As of July 17, at least 235 people were killed and nearly 2,000 residents were injured, with children suffering similarly devastating damage. Despite the international community’s criticism, Israel turned even... Read more
On April 26th across Europe and the world, activists and citizens alike are remembering the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, in Ukraine on April 26th 1986. Read more
The Global Greens whole-heartedly welcome this week’s ruling by the International Court of Justice to end Japan’s so-called ‘scientific’ whaling in Antarctic waters and not grant future permits under the current research programme. In response to a case started by Australia in 2010, the Court found that Japan’s whaling program in the Southern Ocean was not scientific and was therefore illegal under the rules of the International Whaling Commission. This decision is the culmination of a decades-... Read more
The annual meeting of the Global Greens Coordination (GGC) takes place this week in La Paz, Bolivia, between November 24th and 27th, 2013 and is followed by the Federation of Greens of the Americas (FPVA) congress from November 27th to 29th, 2013. The GGC is the coordinating body of the Global Green movement and comprise more than 80 Green parties worldwide. Specific areas where we will seek to deepen our agreements and intensify our work during these meetings include the following Read more
The Sri Lankan government has failed domestic and international calls for an independent investigation into crimes against humanity committed in all of Sri Lanka’s conflicts since 1971. The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation (APGF) supports calls for an independent judicial investigation on the entire course of the Sri Lankan conflict, unobstructed and under tight supervision of the United Nations with the strong participation of independent local institutions.   This statement is endorsed by the... Read more
The Global Greens call for governments in Warsaw to meet the challenge of the climate crisis and move quickly to create safe climate economies that are socially just, don’t rely on fossil fuel use and allow humanity to live within the Earth’s ecological limits. Greens globally are committed to continue working inside and outside parliament for urgent action on climate change, both directly and through the UN system. Read more
Good news, We are now the Asia-Pacific Greens Federation!  How we got here: At the Global Greens Congress in Dakar, APGN delegates resolved to register our organisation; The Asia-Pacific Greens Coordination Committee (APGCC) called for expressions of interest for hosts & researched optimal conditions for an international legal entity.   Australia was selected, and the APGN adopted the incorporation of the Friends of the Global Greens (FROGG), and registered our name as the Asia-... Read more

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